𐎫𐎡𐎥𐎼𐎠

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Old Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Elamite 𒋾𒅅𒊏 (ti-ig-ra), from Sumerian 𒀀𒇉𒈦𒄘𒃼 (ÍDIdigna, ÍDIdigina, literally fast as an arrow), because Tigris is rough and fast flowing compared to the neighboring Euphrates.

Proper noun[edit]

𐎫𐎡𐎥𐎼𐎠 (Tigrām

  1. Tigris

Descendants[edit]